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About Stardust


Welcome all those who dedicate their time, knowledge and passion to a sector which, undoubtedly, will open the doors of humanity to paths that we are now only beginning to imagine and to travel, but which will surely lead us to where we want to go.



Stardust Consulting is lending its services professionally, directly and with the level of involvement
that space projects have always implied. Although we find ourselves in a new age, with new technologies and new challenges,
the same spirit of the first pioneers of outer space continues to guide us with their example.


to Public Administrations
in legal space affaires & regulations.

Consulting services

on the legal aspects of space projects,
including feasibility assessment.


of studies and projects.


about Commercial space access
to space including Space Tourism.


and study of project financing
and commercial and economic viability.

Space Trajectory


Stardust Consulting was originated as a response to the growing need for comprehensive
consulting and advisory services, particularly legal, in the aerospace sector.

Rafael Harillo Gómez-Pastrana
Founder, Partner and Director
Adviser in space & aerospace projects including legal framework, suborbital flight, spaceport activities, business development for space mission including orbital, Moon and other celestial bodies.

Articles and Publications


This increasingly mixed involvement presents numerous challenges. While today the sector is necessarily supervised by state administrations
and space agencies, private initiatives are emerging in growing numbers which demonstrates, undoubtedly,
the path to follow. Check out our perspective of this expanding field.

Current Projects


These projects, undeniably technically and scientifically based, are necessarily structured around companies,
associations and foundations which require consultation in different arenas to successfully achieve their objectives.
We work daily towards the enigma solving and we bet clear responses are to arise in the imminent future.


Member of the Board of Advisors of PLD SPACE, First privately liquid rocket engine developed in Europe for small and reusable launchers.

Legal Framework & Regulations

Member, as co – redactor, of the working team of the future “Space Spanish Act”. The promotor of this Law is the DGAC (Civil Aviation Authority), inside Transport Ministry.

Galactic Suit Easy Space

A new dynamic and agile Space company reducing costs of transportation and construction of space payload, through its philosophy of the low cost.

Commercial Activities

Adviser in suborbital commercial activities for different international companies. I.e COSMICA SPACELINES.


Working in the Regulatory Group of Suborbital Safety Technical Committee (IAASS). Contributor to the Safety Design and Operation of suborbital Vehicles Guidelines.

Spaceport Activities

Development of Spaceport activities in Spain and France; creation of legal and business framework; cooperation between national and international authorities; coordination with operators.

UVAs Vehicles

Adviser of national companies in UVAs vehicles.

Space Mining

Space Mining is actually in the focus of legal controversial and entrepreneurial focus. New developments in USA legal framework, Doctrine opinions, including IISL position and other initiatives grant to this issue a interesting actuality as a new field of business development. A legal approach is necessary for to know one of the new frontiers of the commercial access to space.



This sector, which historically has been organized and directed by State governments, has experienced growing involvement
by different private entities, companies, entrepreneurs, and consortiums in recent years, ushering in a new era of participation,
exploration and development. If you find yourself identified with any of this do not hesitate to get in touch.


The office is located in the main core of Barcelona city center. Connected to Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes and Pau Claris. Near to Passeig de Gràcia metro station and bus N1, N2 & N3 connections.

Pau Claris 95, 4º.-2ª
08009 Barcelona. Spain
Tel.: +34 93 3026080 Fax: 93 3174275